2 killed, including firefighter in Hopewell Township crash

Police say two people have died, including a firefighter after a truck and sedan caught fire after colliding in Hopewell Township, New Jersey.

It happened around 1 p.m. Monday on Route 29.

The driver of the sedan and a passenger both died after not being able to escape the car. The driver of the truck escaped without any injuries.

Lambertville Fire Department confirmed one of the deceased was firefighter Mark Leary Sr.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Detective Louis Vastola at 609-737-3100 ext. 5320.